Jennifer L. Simpson

Jennifer L. Simpson, MD


Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

Adult strabismus, Amblyopia, Congenital eye anomalies, Ocular genetics, Pediatric strabismus, Retinopathy of prematurity

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  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • English
Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School
St Joseph Mercy - Ann ArborTransitional
University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsOphthalmology
Kellogg Eye CenterPediatric Ophthalmology
University of Iowa Hospitals & ClinicsComprehensive Ophthalmology
Professional Positions
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine
  • Chief of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
  • Director of Residency Education, Department of Ophthalmology
Awards and Recognition
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society — 1993
  • Best Doctors in America® — Pediatric Specialist — 2006, 2013, 2015-2016
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2005-2006, 2017, 2019-2020
More Information
Dr. Simpson's primary interests and expertise is in the field of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus, including medical and surgical treatment of pediatric strabismus (eye misalignment), congenital cataracts, pediatric tearing disorders, as well as ocular genetics and congenital eye anomalies.

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Speakers Bureau Topics

  • Adjustable Suture Strabismus Surgery
  • Amblyopia Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Leukocoria: What every pediatrician needs to know
  • Pediatric Eye Disease
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome: What Every Pediatrician Needs to Know
  • Strabismus Surgery

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
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Irvine, CA 92697
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